Birther

Meaning

A person who believes Obama is not a US citizen

A birther is a person who does not believe that President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Some famous birthers include Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, and Mike Huckabee.

The term was first coined in 2008 when conspiracy theories began to swirl around the legitimacy of Obama's birthplace in Hawaii. Many birthers believe that he was born in Kenya and would therefore be ineligible for U.S. President.

Example

"He is def a birther. Even when Obama is out of office he'll still claim that his birth certificate is fake."

Bernie Sanders condemning Donald Trump and the Birther movement

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Last Updated: October 13, 2016

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